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Jan 12, 2021

An Attempt on the Life of William Archillo amid Gang Feud

William Archillo

A feud between rival gangs in Ebony Street’s area has left William Archillo recovering from gunshot wounds he received on Friday night.  Archillo was rushed to the K.H.M.H., where investigators would later catch up with him while receiving treatment.  He told them that while standing on the street, a vehicle appeared on the scene, an unknown person alighted and proceeded to fire multiple shots at him.  Police did not disclose the extent of Archillo’s injuries. However, he remains at the K.H.M.H. in stable condition.


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero, Deputy Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“Police responded to a shooting incident on Ebony Street.  Upon their arrival they received information that someone had been taken to the K.H.M.H.  They visited the K.H.M.H. where they found William Archillo, twenty-five-year-old, with gunshot injuries to the body.  He reported that he was standing on Ebony Street when a car came, a person exited and fired shots towards his direction, causing the injuries to him.  Hes now at the K.H.M.H. in a stable condition at this time.



“Sir, do you all have any information on the origin of this particular shooting?  Was this a random chance shooting or was this connected with any sort of prior incident or is it a gang-related crime?”


Hilberto Romero

Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

“Yeah, we believe that it is related to gang activity in that area.”



“Sir, do you care to give us any further details…”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

“He is from that area and he was targeted by other persons from another area.”



“Is he someone known to police?”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

“Yes, he is known to police.”

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